Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 249 222
Rank change year-on-year +89 -27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 138 55 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.89% 0.69% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.45% 4.82% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 126 52 58
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +32.45% +34.82%
10th Percentile £36,000 £21,000 £23,875
90th Percentile £58,500 £69,625 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +25.00%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,320 1,142 1,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.11% 14.33% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 989 982
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,950 £22,750 £24,325
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% - +4.00%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Manchester.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 £25,000 - 2
Stockport +18 2 £20,750 -5.68%
Wigan - 1 £47,500 -
Wi-Fi
North West

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 115 (83.33%) Cisco
2 96 (69.57%) Windows
3 90 (65.22%) Network Security
4 87 (63.04%) Linux
5 86 (62.32%) PCI DSS
6 85 (61.59%) Vulnerability Management
7 84 (60.87%) Microsoft
8 82 (59.42%) Penetration Testing
9 81 (58.70%) SQL
10 80 (57.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 80 (57.97%) VMware
10 80 (57.97%) Mentoring
10 80 (57.97%) GDPR
11 79 (57.25%) CREST Certified
11 79 (57.25%) SANS
11 79 (57.25%) Business Continuity
11 79 (57.25%) Information Security
11 79 (57.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 79 (57.25%) Finance
11 79 (57.25%) Web Development
11 79 (57.25%) CISSP
12 78 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 77 (55.80%) Data Protection
13 77 (55.80%) Risk Analysis
13 77 (55.80%) SIEM
13 77 (55.80%) Threat Analysis
13 77 (55.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 77 (55.80%) Scenario Testing
13 77 (55.80%) Due Diligence
13 77 (55.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.17%) Apache
1 3 (2.17%) IIS
1 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.17%) Skype for Business
1 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 77 (55.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (65.22%) Network Security
2 35 (25.36%) Firewall
3 29 (21.01%) LAN
3 29 (21.01%) WAN
4 19 (13.77%) SSL
5 18 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (12.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (11.59%) HTTP
8 14 (10.14%) Bluetooth
9 11 (7.97%) Cisco IPT
10 10 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (7.25%) VoIP
10 10 (7.25%) Wireless
11 9 (6.52%) BGP
11 9 (6.52%) OSPF
11 9 (6.52%) VLAN
12 8 (5.80%) NetScaler
13 7 (5.07%) BIG-IP
13 7 (5.07%) DMVPN
13 7 (5.07%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (5.80%) CocoaPods
2 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.45%) Gradle
General
1 79 (57.25%) Finance
2 77 (55.80%) Legal
3 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (57.25%) Analyst
1 79 (57.25%) IT Analyst
1 79 (57.25%) IT Security Analyst
1 79 (57.25%) Security Analyst
1 79 (57.25%) Senior Analyst
1 79 (57.25%) Senior IT Security Analyst
1 79 (57.25%) Senior Security Analyst
2 25 (18.12%) Network Engineer
3 16 (11.59%) Developer
4 11 (7.97%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) Android Developer
7 8 (5.80%) iOS Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.59%) JSON
1 16 (11.59%) XML
2 12 (8.70%) RESTful
3 8 (5.80%) Cocoa
3 8 (5.80%) Cocoa Touch
3 8 (5.80%) Core Animation
3 8 (5.80%) Core Data
3 8 (5.80%) Dagger
3 8 (5.80%) ReactiveCocoa
3 8 (5.80%) RxJava
3 8 (5.80%) RxSwift
4 6 (4.35%) CarPlay
4 6 (4.35%) Retrofit
5 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (55.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 77 (55.80%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.70%) User Experience
4 9 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.80%) Animation
6 5 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
8 1 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 96 (69.57%) Windows
2 87 (63.04%) Linux
3 11 (7.97%) Android
4 8 (5.80%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.90%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.17%) Unix
7 2 (1.45%) watchOS
8 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (61.59%) Vulnerability Management
2 82 (59.42%) Penetration Testing
3 80 (57.97%) Mentoring
4 79 (57.25%) Business Continuity
4 79 (57.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 79 (57.25%) Information Security
4 79 (57.25%) Web Development
5 77 (55.80%) Data Protection
5 77 (55.80%) Due Diligence
5 77 (55.80%) Risk Analysis
5 77 (55.80%) Scenario Testing
5 77 (55.80%) SIEM
5 77 (55.80%) Threat Analysis
6 47 (34.06%) IT Strategy
7 20 (14.49%) Configuration Management
8 16 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (11.59%) BDD
8 16 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.59%) TDD
9 15 (10.87%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 81 (58.70%) SQL
2 8 (5.80%) Apple Swift
2 8 (5.80%) Objective-C
3 2 (1.45%) C
3 2 (1.45%) Perl
3 2 (1.45%) PHP
3 2 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (57.25%) CISSP
1 79 (57.25%) CREST Certified
1 79 (57.25%) SANS
2 22 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (14.49%) CCNA
4 18 (13.04%) Degree
5 16 (11.59%) CCNP
5 16 (11.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (5.80%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.17%) CCIE
9 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.72%) MCSA
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (62.32%) PCI DSS
2 80 (57.97%) GDPR
2 80 (57.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (7.97%) SLA
4 7 (5.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 78 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.90%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.80%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.62%) SCCM
3 3 (2.17%) DameWare
4 2 (1.45%) Cacti
4 2 (1.45%) Nagios
4 2 (1.45%) OpenNMS
4 2 (1.45%) Puppet
4 2 (1.45%) RANCID
4 2 (1.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 115 (83.33%) Cisco
2 84 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 80 (57.97%) VMware
4 10 (7.25%) Apple
4 10 (7.25%) Meraki
5 9 (6.52%) F5
6 8 (5.80%) Citrix
7 7 (5.07%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.07%) Fortinet
7 7 (5.07%) Juniper
8 6 (4.35%) Palo Alto
9 5 (3.62%) Forcepoint
9 5 (3.62%) HP
10 4 (2.90%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.17%) Aruba
11 3 (2.17%) Dell
12 2 (1.45%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.45%) Foundry
12 2 (1.45%) Remedy
12 2 (1.45%) ZyXEL